The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 6 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 10 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 13.51% 7.56% 16.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.71% 8.04% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 7
Average daily rate
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£378 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.15% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £21.50 £32.13
% change year-on-year
+82.55% -33.07%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Solihull region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
68 112 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 91.89% 94.12% 93.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 56 22
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.06 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the Solihull region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the Solihull region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Automotive
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) MS Office
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) BPCS
4 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
4 1 (9.09%) Cognos
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Rational Rose
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Statistics

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) BPCS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) WhereScape RED
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos Report Studio
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Rational Rose
General
1 2 (18.18%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft